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The Missouri Harmony: or a Collection of Psalm and Hymn Tunes, and Anthems

By: Allen D. Carden Introduction by Shirley Bean

Price: $12.00

Publisher: University of Nebraska Press: 1994

Seller ID: 261144

ISBN: 0-8032-6114-4

Condition: 240 pages, paperback, University of Nebraska Press


The Missouri Harmony was the most popular of all frontier tunebooks, with a history going back to 1820, when singing master Allen Carden introduced it into his St. Louis school. The 185 selections in The Missouri Harmony, compiled from earlier tunebooks, were old favorites used in churches and singing schools which sometimes convened in taverns. Abraham Lincoln and his sweetheart, Ann Rutledge, are said to have sung from The Missouri Harmony at her father's tavern in New Salem, Illinois. Shirley Bean points out in her introduction the importance of tunebooks and frontier singing schools in tea... View more info

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List of Emigrant Ministers to America 1690-1811

By: Gerald Fothergill

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1904)

Seller ID: F2153

ISBN: 0788421530

Condition: 65 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1904), 2002, 5.5x8.5, paper, 65 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


This work represents a list of approximately 1,200 prelates and teachers on whose behalf a warrant was issued between the years of 1690-1811. When King William came to power in the late 1600s he initiated a policy paying a bounty of £20 to every Minister and Schoolmaster of the Church of England who was authorized to serve in the British colonies in the Americas. Fothergill has compiled this list from a class of records housed at the Public Records Office known as Money Books, King’s Warrant Books, Treasury Papers, and Exchequer of Receipt Papers. Of these entries, arranged alphabeti... View more info

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Utopian Communities in America, 1680-1880

By: Mark Holloway

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Dover Publications:

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 215938

ISBN: 0486215938

Condition: 246 pages, 5 1/4 x 8 1/2, 15 illus., paperback, Dover Publications


Nontechnical account of American utopian groups, 1680-1880, Woman in Wilderness, Ephrata, Shakers, New Harmony, many others. 15 illus.246 pages, 5 1/4 x 8 1/2, 15 illus., paperback, Dover Publications View more info